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PhilaU SBA Dean Lehrman Named Rowan Business Dean: Philadelphia Business Journal

Sue Lehrman,dean of the School of Business Administration, has been named dean of Rowan University’s William G. Rohrer College of Business, effective July 1, the Philadelphia Business Journal reported March 26. Philip Russel, associate dean of the Kanbar College of …

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Spring Trend Has Roots in Fashion History, Martin Tells The Philadelphia Inquirer

One of spring’s hottest looks — matching crop tops and pencil skirts — harkens back to the Renaissance era and the 1960s mod look, fashion faculty member Marcella Milio Martin said in a March 25 Philadelphia Inquirer story.  “There is …

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PhilaU Faculty Member and Alumna Nominated For Rad Awards: Technical.ly

Strategic Design MBA Director Natalie Nixon and M.S. in Sustainable Design graduate Morgan Berman, founder of sustainable mobile app MilkCrate, have been nominated for the first Rad awards celebrating inspirational women in education, technology, media, culture and business, Technical.ly reported …

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Former Rams Assistant Steve Donohue Named Penn Hoops Coach: Philadelphia Inquirer, Washington Post, Huffington Post and others

Steve Donohue, former assistant to PhilaU men’s basketball coach Herb Magee, has been named head men’s coach at the University of Pennsylvania, reported The Philadelphia Inquirer, Washington Post, Boston Herald, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Huffington Post and many other news outlets on March 17. Donohue …

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DEC Dean Ron Kander Talks About Career Reinvention: Philadelphia Inquirer

Ron Kander, executive dean of the College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, spoke on a panel on career reinvention at WHYY on March 11, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported March 15. Kander, a former DuPont materials sciences engineer, moved from that …

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PhilaU Women’s Hoops Readies For NCAA Tournament: CBSPhilly, KYW Newsradio

PhilaU’s women’s basketball is preparing for its first NCAA tournament since 2009, CBSPhilly and KYW Newsradio reported March 11. Tom Shirley, women’s coach and athletic director, and Najah Jacobs, senior guard, were interviewed. PhilaU, the #7 seed in the East …

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PhilaU Wins Top AAUA Award For Strategic Plan: Roxborough Review

PhilaU has been awarded the prestigious American Association of University Administrators’ John L. Blackburn Award for its innovative strategic plan, The Roxborough Review reported March 11.

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PhilaU Design Student’s Batsuit Reflects Student Interest in Superheroes: USA Today College

The functional Batsuit created by PhilaU industrial design student Gordon Jackson reflects a “larger global mania surrounding superheroes,” according to a March 11 article in USA Today College.

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PhilaU’s Mary Newell Heaves Half-Court Buzzer Beater in CACC Semis: NBC Sports, ESPN

With 0.9 seconds left in a CACC semi-final game March 6, PhilaU’s Mary Newell sent up a half-court buzzer beater to break a tie, NBC Sports reported March 6.  It was the first career three-pointer for the junior forward. With an …

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Rams Win Men’s CACC Title, Gain NCAA Berth: Philadelphia Inquirer

The Rams won the CACC men’s title and an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament with an impressive 77-68 win over Wilmington University March 7 in The Gallagher Center, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported March 8.

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